Jazz country

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Harper & Row, 1965 - Juvenile Fiction - 146 pages
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A white youth from New York's East 70's discovers that although trumpet technique is not enough to gain entrance to the soul musician's world, friendship with a top jazzman gives him a broader perspective of his environment as well as of the alternatives the future offers.

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16 year old white boys from New York's east 70's don't gain an easy admittance to the jazz country of Negro band leaders like Moses Godfrey. Tom Curtis was tolerated at first because he was earnest ... Read full review


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Nat Hentoff is a long-time civil rights commentator and a prolific author and journalist whose weekly columns are published in The Village Voice and The Washington Times. He's worked as a columnist for the Washington Post and as a reporter for The New Yorker.

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